Efrain Castillo Leija
Efrain Castillo Leija, 62, passed away on April 23, 2021 enjoying the breeze on his land, and indulging in the fruits of his labor. Efrain was born in Dr. Arroyo Nuevo Leon, Mexico and was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pedro and Amelia Castillo. He leaves behind three sons, Efrain, Jr., Jose Alfredo, Miguel Angel and one granddaughter, Abigail Castillo, brothers and sisters, Mario (Guadalupe), Pedro, Rolando (Angie), Migdalia (Jhonny), Berthilia (Ricardo), Oscar, and Amelia Castillo, and numerous nieces & nephews and other relatives and friends. An entrepreneur, humble but hard working businessman, Efrain never let his age define him or hold him back from living his life to the fullest. In 62 years of life, Efrain spread love to the people in his life with his generosity, his contagious laugh, unique sense of humor and killer dance moves. He was always willing to help his family and friends, and he will be missed by many.
Celebration of Efrain's life is scheduled with Public visitation to begin at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Guardian funeral home chapel 'A" with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday morning April 30, 2021 at Guardian funeral home starting at 9:00 a.m. Funeral procession will depart funeral home at 11:30 a.m. for a 12:00 noon Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Pilar Catholic church 1101 Blooming St. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens cemetery.
Published in Corpus-Christi Caller-Times from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2021.